Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to his official Twitter handle to congratulate the Indian Cricket Team after reaching the finals having won a hard-to-win match against New Zealand in the semi finals. India and New Zealand locked horns against each other at the iconic Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. After having won the toss and opting to bat, India posted a target of 398 runs with New Zealand emerging stronger than ever in the second innings.
The Kiwis went on a flying start with Kane Williamson and Daryl Mitchell standing stronger with their partnership. Ace bowler Tim Southee took a 3-wicket haul against India, and restricted India within 400 runs. Daryl Mitchell played a brilliant knock smashing 134 runs off 119 deliveries followed by Kane Williamson who hit a 73-ball-69.
PM Modi wishes all the best to team India!
After an extraordinary win against the Black Caps, India’s honorary Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to his official Twitter handle to wish luck to team India for the final clash of the 2023 World Cup. He congratulated the team saying “Congratulations to team India! India puts up a superlative performance and enters the Finals in remarkable style. Fantastic batting and good bowling sealed the match for our team. Best wishes for the finals!”
India on a magnificent showdown
All hail to India’s ace pacer Mohammad Shami for taking a breathtaking 7-wicket haul against New Zealand, dismantling their batting line up to the core. His extraordinary wicket haul led India on the path of finals, with Shami being titled as the Man of the Match. Virat Kohli and Shreyas Iyer played brilliant knocks, and smashed extraordinary centuries. While Virat smashed his 3rd century of the tournament, Shreyas Iyer smashed his ton of the 2023 World Cup.